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The 1996 Death of Sublime Singer Bradley Nowell

Bradley Nowell, the lead singer and guitarist of Sublime, passed away suddenly at the age of 28 just one week after getting married to the mother of his child. In the wake of his death, his band reached new levels of popularity. A unique signature of the group was Nowell’s dalmatian named Lou Dog, who outlived the frontman for over five years.

"Ritual" = 27 (Reduction)

Although he was one year too old to be a member of the famous “27 Club” of dead musicians, the date of his death had both Additive and Multiplicative numerologies of 27:

Nowell and Sublime both = 27

Bradley died 207 weeks after the release of Sublime’s first album:

Lou Dog died 207 days after what would have been Nowell’s 33rd birthday:

Sublime’s final record came out 207 days before Nowell’s 29th birthday:

"Bradley James Nowell" = 290 (Reverse)

“Ritual Sacrifice” Code

Following the success of Sublime’s first independent album, 40oz. to Freedom, they were signed by MCA Records, which stands for Music Corporation of America.

"Music Corporation of America" = 152 (Reverse Reduction)

40oz. to Freedom was released on June 1st, which is typically the 152nd day of the year. Their final eponymous album was released on a date with Primary numerology of 152:

The albums were released 1520 days apart:

The name Nowell comes from the French word noel, meaning “Christmas”.

He died 152 days after Christmas, which falls on 12/25:

"Sublime" = 1225 (Squares)

152 is the Reverse of 251, which is the Reverse sum of Ritual sacrifice.

"Ritual sacrifice" = 251 (Reverse)

The posthumous release of Sublime fell on July 30th, or 7/30, which is typically the 211th day of the year, leaving 154 days on the calendar:

In Ordinal, Sacrifice = 73, Ritual human sacrifice = 211, and Ritual sacrifice = 154


"Bradley Nowell" = 68 (Reverse Reduction)

Bradley Nowell was born in ’68 on February 22nd, or 2/22:

He died in 1996 as the result of a Heroin overdose.

"Heroin" = 222 (Standard)

This means he was born during Brown Lunation # 558:

This is the Reverse Sumerian value of Heroin.

Heroin = 558 and 93 Reverse

Nowell’s death fell 93 days after his birthday and 9 weeks, 3 days before the release of Sublime’s final record:

Heroin overdose has gematria of 1032 in standard Sumerian.

"Heroin overdose" = 1032 (Sumerian)

Bradley was a total of 10320 days old, and was also 13 weeks, 2 days after his birthday:

Nowell’s death fell a span of 303 days before a Lunar Eclipse from Saros Series 132:

"Heroin" = 303 (Reverse Satanic)

Lunar and Eclipse both = 33

Solar Eclipse Riddle

Sublime is generally recognizable by their symbol, a stoned sun which was seen on their debut album:

The word Heroin has remarkable overlap with the word Eclipse.

Heroin and Eclipse both = 192, 222, and 69, and 42

These four numbers sum to 525

Sublime singer Bradley Nowell died on the 25th of May, written 5/25 or 25/5.

"Sublime" = 255 (Primes), "Bradley Nowell" = 255 (Reverse Caps Added)

Nowell’s death appears to be heavily-connected to the code of solar eclipses.

"Bradley Nowell" = 148 (Ordinal)

Bradley Nowell died 1 month, 8 days after the last penumbral eclipse from Solar Saros 148:

That eclipse happened to fall on the 108th day of a leap year:

"Sublime" = 108 (Reverse)

The number 108 is integral to the geometry of the Sun, Moon, and Earth:

Nowell and Sublime both = 81

Bringing it Full Circle

Nowell’s full name sums to 196196 days is equivalent to 28 weeks.

In Ordinal, Bradley James Nowell = 196 and Music Corporation of America = 280

Bradley died at the age of 28

"Twenty eight" = 156 (Ordinal)

Eclipses always occur 15, or 6 lunar phases after the last one.

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